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Paris 2024 Video games: Refugee Olympic Group picks GB-based boxer Cindy Ngamba


The IOC additionally acknowledged its disappointment surrounding 1500m runner Anjelina Lohalith’s latest provisional suspension for a constructive medication check.

Lohalith, who fled South Sudan as a baby, examined constructive for allegedly utilizing the banned coronary heart remedy trimetazidine.

She was being funded by an IOC scholarship for her third summer season Video games.

“After all we’re upset,” mentioned James Macleod of the IOC.

“Any refugee athlete has the identical rights and tasks as any athlete on this planet and has to comply with the principles.

“We now have been working to verify all the athletes within the programme have had superb training round anti-doping issues but in addition are examined frequently.”

Macleod added that any athlete who exams constructive might be faraway from the scholarship programme.

In March, Dominic Lokolong Atiol – additionally a 1500m runner initially from South Sudan – was provisionally suspended for allegedly taking the identical substance.

And in December, 3,000m steeplechase runner Fouad Idbafdil, who was born in Morocco, was given a three-year ban after testing constructive for endurance-boosting hormone EPO.

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